Photo of the Week: The World’s Busiest Street Crossing

Shibuya Street Crossing in Tokyo, Japan

This week’s photo comes from the insanely busy streets of Shibuya in Tokyo.

The famous Shibuya pedestrian scramble, also known as an “X” Crossing or diagonal crossing, is located in front of the bustling Shibuya Station Hachikō exit and stops vehicles in all directions, allowing hundreds (if not thousands) of people to flood into the intersection.

It’s quite the sight, best viewed from the upstairs of the world’s busiest Starbucks that overlooks the heavily populated intersection. We put together a short video from our trip to Japan that does a great job showcasing the world’s busiest intersection (click here to view the video).

Read our other popular posts from Japan:

Where is the busiest street crossing you’ve experienced?
Share your story in the comments section below, we’d love to hear about it!

 

About Traveling Canucks

Cam and Nicole Wears are newbie parents living in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. A passion for travel and outdoor adventure has taken them to over 65 countries on 6 continents in the past 10 years. Learn more about their story here. Follow them on Google+ and subscribe to their travel newsletter.